Marine Weather Statement
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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA / RUSKIN FL
431 PM EDT MON APR 20 2015

GMZ850-870-202039-
/O.CAN.KTBW.MA.W.0019.000000T0000Z-150420T2130Z/
431 PM EDT MON APR 20 2015

...THE SPECIAL MARINE WARNING IS CANCELLED...

THE AFFECTED AREAS WERE...
COASTAL WATERS FROM TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER FL OUT 20 NM...
WATERS FROM TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM...

THE STORMS HAVE MOVED OUT OF THE WARNED AREA AND NO LONGER POSE A
SIGNIFICANT THREAT TO BOATERS.

A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 600 PM EDT FOR
WEST CENTRAL FLORIDA.
LAT...LON 2716 8250 2675 8332 2679 8334 2766 8311
      2810 8291 2818 8276 2786 8285 2773 8275
      2770 8264 2804 8269 2798 8256 2783 8252
      2786 8238 2747 8269
TIME...MOT...LOC 2029Z 236DEG 47KT 2802 8278 2771 8298 2703 8324

$$

GMZ830-853-873-202130-
/O.CON.KTBW.MA.W.0019.000000T0000Z-150420T2130Z/
431 PM EDT MON APR 20 2015

...A SPECIAL MARINE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 530 PM EDT...

FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS...
COASTAL WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 NM...
TAMPA BAY WATERS...
WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM...

AT 428 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A LINE OF SEVERE
THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WATERSPOUTS...WINDS TO NEARLY 50
KNOTS AND SMALL HAIL...LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR
DUNEDIN TO 11 NM WEST OF JOHNS PASS TO 38 NM SOUTHWEST OF LONGBOAT
PASS...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 45 KNOTS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
MANATEE 1 MILE REEF...COCKROACH BAY...PASS-A-GRILLE REEF...TAMPA
BAY...D5 REEF...PASS-A-GRILLE CHANNEL...TREASURE ISLAND REEF...M1
REEF...D1 REEF...OLD TAMPA BAY...M5 REEF...MD3 REEF...M6 REEF...GANDY
BRIDGE...MD2 REEF...M4 REEF...CLEARWATER BEACH...M9 REEF...SUNSHINE
SKYWAY BRIDGE AND INDIAN ROCKS BEACH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THUNDERSTORMS CAN PRODUCE SUDDEN WATERSPOUTS.  WATERSPOUTS CAN EASILY
OVERTURN BOATS AND CREATE LOCALLY HAZARDOUS SEAS.  SEEK SAFE HARBOR
IMMEDIATELY.

&&

A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 600 PM EDT FOR
WEST CENTRAL FLORIDA.

LAT...LON 2716 8250 2675 8332 2679 8334 2766 8311
      2810 8291 2818 8276 2786 8285 2773 8275
      2770 8264 2804 8269 2798 8256 2783 8252
      2786 8238 2747 8269
TIME...MOT...LOC 2029Z 236DEG 47KT 2802 8278 2771 8298 2703 8324

$$



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